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The graph shows estimated oil production capacity for several Gulf countries between 1990 and 2010. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where  relevant. You should write at least 150 words.   You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. model answer: The graph shows Oil Production Capacity in millions of barrels per day for selected Gulf countries. There are several  features in this graph. The most significant feature is that oil production will increase sharply in almost all the countries shown. Kuwait and  Iraq are both expected to double their output between 1990 and 2010, with Kuwait's production rising from 1.8 million  barrels per day (bpd) in 1990 to 3.8 in 2010. Iran will also increase its output by a slightly smaller amount. After 
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Unformatted text preview: remaining steady at 2.5 million bpd from 1990 to 2000, the UAE's output is expected to approach 4.0 million bpd in 2010. Only Qatar's production is predicted to fall, back to 0.8 million bpd after a slight rise in 2000. However, the greatest increase will be from Saudi Arabia. In 1990, its output capacity at 8.5 million bpd exceeded the combined production of Iran, Iraq and Kuwait. This lead is expected to continue with a 75% increase in production to 14.5 million bpd 2010. In summary, while most of the countries are expected to show increases, Saudi Arabia will maintain and strengthen its position as the major producer....
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